Minnesota Timberwolves president and coach Flip Saunders says he plans to start Kevin Garnett next season and believes he can still make a significant impact at age 39.
A person with knowledge of the agreement tells The Associated Press that the two-year contract Kevin Garnett will sign with the Minnesota Timberwolves is worth $16 million.
Only two players in NBA history have made it to season No. 21 in their careers. Kevin Garnett is about to become the third. Garnett agreed to terms on a two-year deal to return to the Minnesota Timberwolves, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Tuesday.
Kentucky big man Karl-Anthony Towns tells The Associated Press he has “no promise at all” from the Minnesota Timberwolves, who hold the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft on Thursday.
February was winding down and the Minnesota Timberwolves were slogging through another terrible season, their worn out fan base’s eyes glazing over as player after player was lost to injury. Then, a 7-foot long adrenaline shot right to the heart.
Minnesota Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders thinks Kevin Garnett will return for a 21st NBA season next year. Garnett is not expected to play in the Wolves’ finale against Oklahoma City on Wednesday night.
Rudy Gobert had 15 points, 12 rebounds and three blocked shots, including an impressive stop on Andrew Wiggins in the second quarter, and the Utah Jazz beat the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves 104-84 on Monday night.
Minnesota coach Flip Saunders says forwards Anthony Bennett and Robbie Hummel are returning to the lineup for Sunday afternoon’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans, but that Kevin Garnett is sick and will miss his 12th straight game.
The Twins host the 2014 American League Champion Kansas City Royals on at 3:10 p.m. on April 13. Kevin Garnett of the Minnesota Timberwolves will throw the ceremonial first pitch for the game at Target Field.
Joe Johnson scored 22 points, rookie Bojan Bogdanovic had 21 and the Brooklyn Nets beat the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves 122-106 on Monday night.
Minnesota forward Kevin Garnett is sitting out the Timberwolves’ game against the Phoenix Suns to rest a sore knee.
Kevin Martin scored 29 points and Ricky Rubio hit a big 3-pointer with a minute left to help the Minnesota Timberwolves snap a four-game skid with a 121-113 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday night.
Chris Paul had 26 points and 14 assists, and the Los Angeles Clippers allowed only one field goal in the fourth quarter to outlast the Minnesota Timberwolves for a 110-105 victory Monday night.
It took less than three minutes for fans to gobble up 1,000 Timberwolves tickets, offered for free online by Kevin Garnett.
The Minnesota Timberwolves announced that the 1,000 tickets purchased by Kevin Garnett for Monday night’s game have all been claimed – in less than three minutes.
Kevin Garnett has purchased 1,000 tickets to Minnesota’s next game in appreciation of Timberwolves fans for their welcome of his return to the team.
Kevin Garnett was ejected from the Minnesota Timberwolves’ game against Memphis on Saturday night in the third quarter after picking up his second technical foul.
Minnesota coach Flip Saunders says he plans to rest Kevin Garnett for the Timberwolves’ game against the Chicago Bulls.
Kevin Garnett’s emotional return to Minnesota after almost eight years has stirred nostalgia for the only stretch of success the Timberwolves franchise has ever had. It also created some skepticism for the amount of help a 38-year-old power forward can provide to a team at the bottom of the Western Conference.
Here’s a look at the four most notable stories you need to know about for the morning of Thursday, Feb. 26. First, firefighters battled an intense fire overnight in south Minneapolis in frigid temps. The fire was along the 3700 block of Park Avenue South.
Minnesota welcomed home a favorite athlete and larger-than-life personality Wednesday night. For the first time in eight years, Kevin Garnett stepped on the Target Center court as a member of the Timberwolves.
Kevin Garnett made an emotional return to Minnesota with an ear-splitting reception and his Timberwolves overcame a jittery start to beat the Washington Wizards 97-77 on Wednesday night. Garnett, the face of the franchise who was reacquired in a trade from Brooklyn last week, had five points on 2-for-7 shooting with eight rebounds and two blocks in 19 minutes in his first game for the Timberwolves since 2007.
Minnesota Timberwolves fans are rejoicing Wednesday night. Kevin Garnett is back home, and he’ll be in the starting lineup as they face the Washington Wizards at Target Center. A capacity crowd is expected as Timberwolves officials made 1,000 extra seats available for Garnett’s return.
Kevin Garnett will play his first game back as a Minnesota Timberwolf Wednesday night at the Target Center. Garnett spoke at his first Timberwolves press conference since 2007 Tuesday. He said he’s ready to contribute.
Kevin Garnett never wanted to leave Minnesota when the Timberwolves traded him to Boston nearly eight years ago, never wanted to jump from a sinking Celtics ship before Paul Pierce convinced him to follow him to Brooklyn two years ago.